Terms & Conditions
INSURANCE by CONTRACTOR: Alfred’s Superior Tree Service, Inc. warrants that it is insured for liability resulting from injury to person(s) or property and that all employees are covered by Workers’ Compensation as required by law. Certificates of coverage are available upon request.
COMPLETION of CONTRACT: Alfred’s Superior Tree Service, Inc. agrees to do its best to meet any agreed upon performance dates but shall not be liable in damages or otherwise delays because of inclement weather, labor, or any other cause beyond its control; nor shall the customer be relieved of completion for delays.
TREE OWNERSHIP: The authorizing party warrants that all trees listed are located on customer’s property, and if not, that the authorizing party has received full permission from the owner to allow Alfred’s Superior Tree Service, Inc. to perform the specified work. Should a tree be mistakenly identified as to ownership, the customer agrees to indemnify Alfred’s Superior Tree Service, Inc. for any damages or costs incurred from the result thereof.
SAFETY: Alfred’s Superior Tree Service, Inc. warrants that all arboricultural operations will follow the latest version of ANSI Z133.1 industry safety standards. The authorized party agrees to not enter the work area during arboricultural operations unless authorized by crew leader on-site.
ANSI A300 TREE CARE MANAGEMENT STANDARD DEFINITIONS: CLEAN: Arboricultural term used to describe selective pruning to remove one or more of the following: dead, diseased, infested, rubbing, declining, detached and/or broken branches. CLEARANCE AREA: Specified area from which vegetation is to be removed. DIRECTIONAL PRUNING: Selective removal of branches to guide and/or discourage growth in a particular direction. PRUNING AMOUNT: Quantity of plant parts removed at one pruning, expressed in terms of a number of branches or other parts removed, and/or percentage of the crown or buds removed on an entire tree or specific branches. RAISING: Arboricultural term referring to pruning of branches to provide vertical clearance below the crown. REDUCTION: Arboricultural term referring to decreasing branch length or plant height and/or spread. REDUCTION CUT: A pruning cut that removes the larger of two or more branches or stems, or one or more codominant stems(s), to a live lateral branch, typically at least one-third the diameter of the stem or branch being removed. REMOVAL CUT, BRANCH: A pruning cut that removes the smaller of two branches at a union, or a parent stem, without cutting into the branch bark ridge or branch collar or leave a stub. RESTORATION: Pruning to redevelop structure, form, and appearance of topped or damaged woody plants. RISK: The combination of the likelihood of an event and the severity of the potential consequence. STRUCURAL DEVELOPMENT RUNING : Pruning to influence the orientation, spacing, growth rate, strength of attachment, and ultimate size of branches and stems. THINNING: An Arboricultural term used to describe selective pruning to reduce density of branches and foliage.
STUMP REMOVAL: Unless specified in the proposal, stump removal is not included in the price quoted. Grindings from the stump removal are not hauled unless specified in this proposal. Surface and subsurface roots beyond the stump are not removed unless specified in this proposal.
CONCEALED CONTINGENCIES: Any additional work or equipment required to complete the work, caused by the authorizing party’s failure to make known or caused by previously unknown foreign material in the trunk, the branches, underground, or any other condition not apparent in estimating the work specified, shall be paid by the customer on a time and material basis. Alfred’s Superior Tree Service Inc., is not responsible for damage to underground sprinklers, drain lines, invisible fences, or underground cables unless the system(s) are adequately and accurately mapped by the authorizing party and a copy is presented before or at the time work is performed.
CLEAN UP: Includes removing wood, brush, clippings and raking area affected by the specified work, unless otherwise noted on the proposal.
LAWN REPAIR: Alfred’s Superior Tree Service, Inc. will attempt to minimize all disturbances to the customer’s lawn. Lawn repairs are not included in the contract price.